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Study: Global Warming Shrinks Range of Pollinating Bumblebees

Global warming is shrinking the terrain where bumblebees live in North America and Europe, with these vital pollinators departing the southernmost and hottest parts of their ranges while failing to move north into cooler climes, scientists say. Their study, published Thursday, used records from 1901 to 2010 to track 67 bumblebee species, finding that the insects have surrendered about 185 miles (300 kilometers) from the southern end of the regions they called home on both...

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